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Twitter Chat – 8 Steps to a Whole New Engineer

Join us for our weekly #BigBeacon Twitter chat on topics related to engineering education. This week the topic is a discussion of the 8 steps to a Whole New Engineer, as depicted in the video sketch below. We welcome anyone interested in challenging the status quo: students, educators, administrators, engineers, industry professionals, parents.

See you Wednesday, November 5, at 8 PM EST for our weekly Twitter Chats. Follow #BigBeacon.

Watch this ~2 minute video before the chat:

How to Twitter Chat

If you’ve never Twitter chatted before, don’t worry; it’s very easy. First, get a Twitter account if you don’t already have one, and log in. At 8 PM ET on Wednesday go to and type #BigBeacon into the search box on Twitter. Thereafter all the tweets with the hashtag #BigBeacon will show up on your Twitter page. To participate, simply express your opinion by sending a tweet, and be sure to append the hashtag #BigBeacon so other members of the Twitter Chat see you are posting. Alternatively, automate the hashtag search and append feature by using the free service Tchat at

For more information on HOW to twitter chat, read a longer post here.

For more information on our weekly chats, read more here.

About Big Beacon

The Big Beacon is a Movement to Transform Engineering Education, and was organized to catalyze a global social movement around this goal. The Big Beacon connects dots among individuals and organizations to collaboratively disrupt the status quo, thereby bringing about change to align engineering education with the creativity imperative of our times.

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